Dr Dzuana got admitted into Benue State University after several years of applying for Medicine and Surgery at other universities. He got inducted in the middle of 2019 and started his housemanship at Federal Medical Center, Makurdi.
The deceased who was expected to complete his housemanship in 4 months time, contracted Lassa fever and was initially managed at Benue State University Teaching Hospital before being transferred to Irrua Specialist Hospital.
It was further gathered that the deceased who died in the early hours of Wednesday April 1, will be cremated in line with the National guide line for management of Lassa Fever patients.
Mourning his death, Facebook user, Aindigh Kamo Mark wrote;
SO SAD WE LOST HIM.
Dr. Dzuana Vanen Philip was a very intelligent, careful and meticulous doctor. He graduated from the prestigious Mount St. Gabriel’s Secondary School, Makurdi in 2004 with a fantastic result from both WAEC and NECO. He wrote UTME many times applying for medicine and surgery at Uni Jos, ABU and Maiduguri. He rejected many admission offers and insisted his calling was in medicine. He finally got admitted on merit list in 2009 at BSU to read medicine and surgery. While in medical school he demonstrated a high level of maturity, intelligence, academic resilience, discipline and diligence.
Dr. Dzuana will be remembered for his selflessness and humility in his daily interaction with course mates and colleagues. He graduated in 2019(10years school duration) after a protracted stay in medical school ocassioned by lack of accreditation at BSU. He was inducted in the middle of 2019 and started housemanship at FMC Mkd, where he has been for the last 8 months. With just 4 months away from the end of housemanship, Dr. Dzuana took ill and was later confirmed to have contracted Lassa Fever, was initially managed at BSUTH but was later transferred to Irrua Specialist Hospital where he had two sessions dialysis on account of kidney failure.
He finally gave up in the early hours of Wednesday 1st April, 2020. Sadly he will not be buried at his ancestral home. He will be cremated in line with the National guide line for management of Lassa Fever patients.
At this very difficult moment when the world is battling with a Pandemic (Covid 19), we still have with us the likes of Lassa and other tropical illnesses ravaging us. God console us and Grant the soul of Dr. Dzuana eternal rest.
Kelvin smith about 3 hours ago
Too badLike this! 0Dislike this! 1Reply
Emmanuel Kachi about 3 hours ago
Too bad. Rest in peace. #kachiLike this! 0Dislike this! 0Reply
lyrics love about 3 hours ago
Awww too bad ..Rest in peaceLike this! 1Dislike this! 0Reply
lyrics love about 3 hours ago
Sorry but the guy looks sickLike this! 1Dislike this! 6Reply
Muna Saphire about 3 hours ago
????? may his soul and souls of all faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace… AmenLike this! 6Dislike this! 0Reply
Bill about 3 hours ago
Very sad. Our leaders have failed us.Like this! 0Dislike this! 0Reply
Anonymous about 3 hours ago
This is so so sad. He never got to reap the fruits of his labour after those long years in training. May his soul rest in peace. What a vanity!!Like this! 3Dislike this! 0Reply
Anonymous about 2 hours ago
Waitin Nigerian govt dey do about this lassa fever? Which kyn wahala b dis.corona for no enter this country o. We never fit handle lassa, Corona kn join. And this lassa dey here since o, our so called talkative and lie lie pastors no fit do anything. Only to make noise on top offerings and tithe na im dem Sabi. See as people dey die. Nonsense. After this whole wahala end, anybody who go come out talk say God tell am or show am vision, God go punish that person. Thunder from Wuhan go strike that person. Yeye peopleLike this! 6Dislike this! 10Reply
Offor Stella about 2 hours ago
Na wao we see big masquerade we come forget the small oneLike this! 0Dislike this! 0Reply
Mark Offor about 2 hours ago
It’s such a Pity honestly.Mumu Country with Mumu Government and Plenty Mumu PeopleLike this! 0Dislike this! 0Reply
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